World record climbing wall CLYMB to open in Abu Dhabi

Time Out has news of a new world record climbing wall CLYMB to open in Abu Dhabi in 2018. It will also feature indoor skydiving

Our friends in Abu Dhabi are soon to have yet another reason for us to make a visit. But you'll need a head for heights.

So strap on your helmet, take a deep breath and get ready to leap into the unknown as a new $100m extreme sports centre that will be a new heartbeat of Yas Island as a world leading family holiday destination.

Named CLYMB, it will be home to the planet's widest flight chamber and tallest indoor climbing wall, when it opens in 2018.

Visitors to the flight chamber will be able to mimic the experience of skydiving within an unmatched width of 32 feet while the indoor climbing wall will have four surfaces of varying difficulty.

Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, CEO of CLYMB’s developer, Miral, said: "CLYMB project is an important and distinctive addition to the unique portfolio of destinations developed by Miral on Yas Island. With the world’s widest flight chamber, and tallest indoor climbing wall coming to Abu Dhabi, we will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy exceptional experiences that combine excitement and adventure together.

Miral recently announced plans to make Yas Island one of the world’s top destinations for family fun attracting 48 million visits annually.

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